Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Medical College of Wisconsin director of research commercialization
Co-Founder and CEO, DNAnexus
Professor of Systems Biology, Columbia University
Think you have what it takes to create a viable startup in 54 hours? Then this is the event for you. Friday night begins with pitches. From there, participants find other like-minded attendees to brainstorm, develop business plans and prototypes around the pitched ideas. At the end, they present their creations to a panel of judges on Sunday night, when winners are selected. Startup Weekend is often touted as the perfect place to test an idea for a business and take the first steps to turning it into a reality. For details, click here.